TONIC BREED – Fuel The Fire EP

Tonic Breed is the brainchild of Norwegian musician Patrik K. Svendsen. On the band’s previous releases, he and his band gave metal fans a whole world of technical, thrash based sounds, but with this EP, he pushes even further into the realms of heavy melody. Now a one man metal juggernaut, he plays pretty much everything on ‘Fuel The Fire’, but by roping in a few friends along the way, it results in a short blast that could just be his finest work to date.

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The Great 80s Project: 1988

With the decade coming towards its end, 1988 was a genuine mixed bag.  Pet Shop Boys released some of their best ever work; Elton John’s ‘Reg Strikes Back’ album marked somewhat of a comeback for the megastar after five years of intermittently enjoyable material and Jane Wiedlin hit the UK singles chart with ‘Rush Hour’, arguably one of the decade’s greatest pop singles.

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Megadeth & Fear Factory co-headline tour announced

Taking on the next leg of their ‘Supercollider’ tour, Megadeth have announced a run of US dates shared with industrial metal titans Fear Factory.

The confirmed US dates for November/December can be seen below, but since it’s not too long since Megadeth crossed the pond, fans in the UK/Europe seem unlikely to witness this touring union in 2014.

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